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Feast Of The Seven Fishes

My husband and I grew up in big Italian families. We had Sunday family dinners, homemade hot sausage pulled right from the cold cellar, red wine before we were legal, and grandparents always yelling munja, munja. In Italian, Munja, Munja means eat, eat.  We had many family traditions. Unfortunately, most went by the wayside when […]

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Eating Our Way Across the World

Our family holiday tradition began like all great family traditions; when the local butcher was all out of turducken. I love Christmas. I have an extensive Christmas mug collection, I put festive lights on all flat surfaces, and I make my dog wear reindeer antlers. Christmas to me is all about family and fun, so […]

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2017 Breakfast With Santa in Western Pennsylvania

Are you looking for a little bit of extra Christmas magic this holiday season? Perhaps spending the morning enjoying breakfast in the company of Santa is just the thing you need! Check the events below for a Santa Breakfast near you! Breakfast with Santa @ Springhouse Market Washington, PA December 2, 9, 10 http://www.springhousemarket.com/ Breakfast or […]

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Healthy Restart for Mornings

Now that my kids are back to school and we have adjusted to our new school routine, I have begun to make changes to their breakfast menu– specifically I have started eliminating the sugary foods that my kids (and I) have gotten used to–specifically pop tarts, donuts, and sugarcoated cereals. Prior to my healthy restart, […]

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Crockpot Recipe: Cream Cheese Chicken

Need a new crockpot recipe? Here is one of our favorites: Cream Cheese Chicken Ingredients: 3 lbs chicken breasts (I use frozen) 2 T butter 1 packet Italian seasoning mix 8 oz. cream cheese 2 cans cream of mushroom soup Directions: Place chicken, butter, and Italian seasoning mix in the crockpot. Cook for 4 hours […]

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My adventures with a picky eater

Before you invest time reading this let me say: I have no answers to this problem and have failed miserably at getting my picky eater to try new foods. I have failed so badly that I have had a kidney bean projectile vomited at my face. I wanted to share our story in case others […]

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5 Healthy Chocolate Breakfasts: Kid and Mom Approved

Shout out to these fellow Pittsburgh bloggers who know what’s up when it comes to doing breakfast right. I’m not talking about chocolate cake or candy bars. I’m talking about breakfast recipes that are simple, healthy AND include chocolate, my friends. Who can argue with that? Hello, healthy chocolate breakfasts!  Now I, personally, love breakfast […]

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